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ANCA screen, with reflex to titer

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB2595 
Methodology: Immunoassay
Schedule: Set up: Tues-Sat p.m
Reported: 4 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, grossly icteric
Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days


Reflex Criteria: If ANCA Screen is positive, C-ANCA Titer and/or P-ANCA Titer, and/or atypical P-ANCA Titer will be performed at an additional charge

Clinical Indications: Testing for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (P-ANCA and/or C-ANCA and/or atypical P-ANCA) has been found to be useful in establishing the diagnosis of suspected vascular diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, as well as other autoimmune diseases.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 86021
Last Changed: 10/05/2016 07:20:30
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 03:13:25